The Kinder Scout Mass Trespass Group, 1932.
Mrs Clitherow, Phrenological Chart, no date
FIG. 3. A patient of Heath’s who underwent DBS therapy for schizophrenia.
This plug-in arrangement was a modified version of their initial lead system and consisted of a plastic headpiece fitted with a special connector. Left: Photograph showing the plastic headpiece with an electrode connecter. Wires can be seen going from the connecter lead pins to the scalp. Right: The plastic headpiece is wrapped with dressing, leaving only the connector exposed.
100 Years of Care
FIG. 3. Photograph from an article outlining technical details of the pediatric PEG. The technique included using atropine and codeine for premedication, with Avertin and ether administered throughout the procedure. The child was positioned sitting on a bench with thighs fastened to the bench. The forehead rested on the vertical Potty-Bucky
diaphragm with several pillows and a sandbag on his or her lap built up to rest the chin. This group advocated the use of oxygen instead of room air for injection.
Watchtower at Manzanar
The first of a two-part interview about the Angry Brigade, Britain’s first urban guerrilla group, with John Barker, author, who in 1972 was convicted for being part of the organisation.
The history of the Tolpuddle martyrs: a group of six agricultural workers from Dorset, England who were sentenced to transportation to Australia for attempting to form a union.
James Watts and staff performing a prefrontal lobotomy.
An interview with historian Nick Heath about anti-Nazi youth cultural movements in fascist Europe before and during World War II. In particular we look at the German Edelweiss Pirates and Swing Kids, the French Zazous and the Austrian Schlurfs. Above: A group of Edelweiss Pirates
In February of 1966, Bobbi Gibb (above) received a letter in her mailbox from the organizers of the Boston Marathon. She expected to find her competition number inside the package. Instead she found herself reading a disqualifying letter. It stated that women are “not physiologically able to run a marathon.” The Amateur Athletics Union prohibited women from running farther than 1.5 miles, and the organizers just couldn’t “take the liability” of having her compete.
This long-awaited reader explores the history of Canadian people with disabilities from Confederation to current day. This collection focuses on Canadians with mental, physical, and cognitive disabilities, and discusses the ways in which they lived, worked, and influenced public policy in Canada.
Albie Epere and April Mokomoko at a protest at New Zealand Parliament about abuse of state wards in welfare institutions, June 2016
Jessie Taft and Virginia Robinson stand outside their home in Flourtown, Pennsylvania, in 1954. As a psychologist, feminist, writer, and educator, Taft was a prominent Progressive Era reformer who exerted a profound influence on social work in its formative years.